Many today talk about how people that don’t agree with them are intolerant. Let’s see what the word tolerant means. Merriam Webster defines it as a capacity to endure pain or hardship, endurance or fortitude, and to allow the existence, occurrence or practice of something that one does not argue with. I tolerate things or those that I don’t agree with. That’s what we are as Christians, we don’t agree with the world’s ideas or morality and because we don’t agree, they label us as haters and bigots. What’s sad is that we do tolerate their way, meaning that we don’t agree with them. They, the world (those who don’t believe in God or His Word), would say that we are intolerant just because we don’t agree with them. Isn’t it ironic that those who don’t know Christ or agree with Him call us intolerant because we don’t agree with them, when the word tolerant means that we don’t agree? I think it’s strange when you realize that either you agree with the world (those who aren’t of God), or you are a bad person or out of touch with reality. However, Christianity allows you to choose to serve God and believe His Word or not. Christians are the most compassionate, giving people on the earth, but a secular media has convinced itself and even the church that we are the bad guys if we believe and act on the Word of God. We are the bad guys, if we disagree with ungodly morals. Let’s be strong, stand up and choose to go against the culture. When you do, it’s an act of love. Why is it an act of love? Because those who follow Christ, love people enough to tell them the truth. God gave us all a free will and you have the right to exercise your free will, but you have no right to expect me to agree with it. Stand for absolute truth that comes from believing the Word of God (the Bible) in its entirety.
Just a Thought,
Published on Monday, March 2, 2015 @ 7:41 AM CDT
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